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#999907 - 07/20/08 03:34 AM MAMMA MIA!
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What a wonderful, light-hearted way to spend a Saturday afternoon! This musical is hilariously funny and worth the price of admission. Sure, the main stars aren't professional singers, but it's clear they had a ball doing this. Meryl Streep is excellent, and she and her "gal pals" can do more on platform heels than I can ever do. It's a wonder they didn't break their ankles!

I was never a big ABBA fan, but I can't wait to get the sound track. Go see it!
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#999915 - 07/20/08 05:15 AM Re: MAMMA MIA! BBoyd
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I look forward to seeing this movie as well... thanks for the great review!
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#999916 - 07/20/08 11:03 AM Re: MAMMA MIA! #Just Jay
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Looks like it would be a fun movie to watch.

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#999920 - 07/20/08 12:29 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! BBoyd
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My thoughts exactly BBoyd!!! I laughed so hard at one point I cried Would that I looked as good at Meryl Streep who is around my age This is a big thumbs up movie!!
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#999960 - 07/20/08 07:55 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! corkygirl
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Great! My best friend and I are planning on going. Do we need to leave her husband at home or will he enjoy it also?
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#999998 - 07/21/08 01:25 AM Re: MAMMA MIA! Bagweaver
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I would think the husband would enjoy it a lot! Those "Disco Divas" are HOT (and are over 50!).

I can't wait to see it a 2nd time and laugh all over again!
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#1000026 - 07/21/08 12:02 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! BBoyd
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i loved it!!! it was fun and lighthearted and it was a film of awesomeness!!!!

ignore the bad critical reviews and go see it to have fun!!!!
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#1000066 - 07/21/08 12:42 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! kitten
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a couple of my friends and I left kiddies with their husbands and saw this Saturday. It was too funny! One of Meryl's friends is the lady who plays mrs. Weasley on Harry Potter - I almost didn't recognize her!

My friends' husbands wouldn't be caught dead seeing that movie - so I guess it really depends on the guy. We throughly enjoyed our Mom's Saturday afternoon off.
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#1000122 - 07/21/08 01:24 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! waldensouth
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I love Meryl Streep. But since I married a Swede, and my last name is Gay, I just can't bring myself to go....

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#1000129 - 07/21/08 01:26 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! Miss Chee
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I can't wait to see the movie. I saw the stage production and it was terrific! If the movie is half as good, it'll be dynamite!
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#1000354 - 07/21/08 03:36 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! waldensouth
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Originally Posted By: waldensouth
a couple of my friends and I left kiddies with their husbands and saw this Saturday. It was too funny! One of Meryl's friends is the lady who plays mrs. Weasley on Harry Potter - I almost didn't recognize her!


That's where I have seen her before, I knew she was familar but could not place her!!
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#1000519 - 07/21/08 04:41 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! corkygirl
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I saw this film yesterday with my wife and daughter. I was pleasantly surprised. It wasn't half-bad. I liked how they cast people who are not singers, plus how can you go wrong with ABBA songs?

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#1000672 - 07/21/08 05:40 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! buggs
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Truth be told, I'm goin' to see Pierce. Love that man!!!

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#1000675 - 07/21/08 05:41 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! Truffle Royale
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he looks good in this one, to, T-Bone!!! (but.... he shouldn't sing... )
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#1000690 - 07/21/08 05:48 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! kitten
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Doubt I'll even notice, kitten. I've been smitten with the man for too long to care if he sings off key or eats crackers in...well, you get my drift.

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#1000691 - 07/21/08 05:49 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! Truffle Royale
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remington steele....................
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#1000693 - 07/21/08 05:50 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! Truffle Royale
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I dunno, Abba is icky... I don't think I can hack 2 hours of Abba...
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#1000777 - 07/21/08 06:33 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! Retired DQ
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icky??????????? i ♥ abba!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#1000799 - 07/21/08 06:40 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! kitten
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I ♥ kitten, not ABBA...
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#1000808 - 07/21/08 06:46 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! Retired DQ
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i ♥ DQ, too!!!!
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#1000846 - 07/21/08 07:00 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! kitten
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I have to say, I'm really surprised at how many of you liked it.
I went with a group of friends to a sold out show on Friday night, and people were walking out.

I couldn't stop laughing (but not for the right reasons, I'm afraid ). Pierce Brosnan should NEVER sing in public again.
NEVER EVER.

The only good part was the Abba music, and even that got a little old (I guess I don't like as many ABBA songs as I thought I did...).
Meryl Streep definitely did look like she was having fun, and the girl who played her daughter fit the part well, I guess...
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#1000857 - 07/21/08 07:04 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! MadisonCali
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MC - it got TERRIBLE reviews. and it will never win any awards. but it was fun, light, summer fluff. i think if people went in with the right attitude, they would have had fun.

pierce brosnan singing is the reason i did not get the soundtrack. once was enough. never ever sing again, pierce.
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#1000926 - 07/21/08 07:32 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! kitten
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It was just fun! brought back some memories.... just fun stuff!
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#1000967 - 07/21/08 08:09 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! kitten
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he looks good in this one, to, T-Bone!!! (but.... he shouldn't sing... )

Well, I wouldn't call what he did singing, exactly. Randy and Paula would have said he "shouted" more than he sang.

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#1001118 - 07/21/08 09:44 PM Re: MAMMA MIA! kitten
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Originally Posted By: kitten


i ♥ DQ, too!!!!


I bet you do
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